Lost jet wreckage found after 53 years 

Lost jet wreckage found after 53 years 

Experts believe they have located the wreckage of a missing private jet in Lake Champlain 53 years after it disappeared with five individuals aboard.

On January 27, 1971, a jet disappeared shortly after departing from Burlington Airport in Vermont for Providence, Rhode Island. Among those aboard were two crew members and three employees of the Atlanta-based development company Cousin’s Properties.

Following the plane’s disappearance, initial searches yielded no wreckage, and the lake froze over four days later. 

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When the ice melted, some remains of the plane were found on Shelburne Point. There were at least 17 additional search efforts.

Last month, underwater searcher Garry Kozak and his team, used a remotely operated vehicle to locate jet wreckage near Juniper Island in 200 feet of water.

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